i

magic? light, god’s
sleeve. (the great west-

ern sandwich…) poet-
ry: slight of hand. no

trick—men saw
the lovely

lady

ii

mercurius: ‘magic always
black & white.’ (breaking

muse…) words? shaman-
tics! ‘truth’—the false

tart. nimrod the
talk of the

town

iii

safe combination? ‘2,
8, 20, 28…’ (the man-

handled grail.) downfall,
our very/own axes… ‘50,

82, 126…’ waiting
for the atom to

crack

iv

‘kind of a jigsaw’: the whole
world/in our hands…
(heaven far

from complete?) lab—light
crude. magic: ‘magic

gone!’ men walk-
ing north to the

sun